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  • Career Options for Ex-Wall Street Workers Sunday, 22 Feb 2009 | 11:39 AM ET

    This week’s news that the city plans to spend $45 million to retrain jobless Wall Street executives may, understandably, have been met with less than sobs of gratitude in that demographic. After all, as the happily divorced like to say, stick a fork in a toaster once, it’s an accident. But a second time?

  • Pros Say: Citi, BofA Will Survive — Without Equity Friday, 20 Feb 2009 | 12:26 PM ET

    Friday: Bank nationalization is the big topic du jour. Everyone seems to dislike the idea, but more and more analysts are begrudgingly calling nationalization the inevitable next move in the financial crisis. UBS widened its tax probe; a survey of U.S. homeowners showed more depreciation; and gold rose over $1,000 on investors' flight to safety. CNBC heard from experts who said the U.S. dollar will emerge as the ultimate safe haven; and Citigroup and Bank of America will indeed survive.

  • Is Your Internship Program Hurting Your Company? Friday, 20 Feb 2009 | 11:27 AM ET

    A company without a coherent strategy for finding and placing interns is one that isn't identifying the best of the vast talent pool currently bubbling at colleges all across the country, and therefore isn't likely to benefit from it in future.

  • Too Much Optimism at the Fed Friday, 20 Feb 2009 | 10:07 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    The Fed says the economy has gotten worse than it ever expected. But the Fed governors and bank presidents forecast that it will not get much worse.

  • Pros Say: We're Not Done Falling Friday, 20 Feb 2009 | 8:12 AM ET

    Global stocks ended the week in the red, near 6-year lows, as pessimism over the economy and banking sector set in, scaring investors away from stocks and back into bonds and gold.

  • Ross: Consumer Leveraging a 'Giant Ponzi Scheme' Thursday, 19 Feb 2009 | 12:26 PM ET

    Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, chairman and CEO of WL Ross & Co., shared his insight on Obama's economic plans, the SEC, the housing market and more with CNBC.

  • Dealing With A Lay Off - It's A Family Affair Thursday, 19 Feb 2009 | 11:11 AM ET

    Individuals aren’t the only ones dealing with the range of emotions that a job loss can ignite: shock, fear, paralysis, disappointment, anxiety, and more.

  • Job Cuts Keep Coming—Is Your Firm On the List? Thursday, 19 Feb 2009 | 10:44 AM ET

    Another round of layoffs was announced on Thursday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment. Delta Air Lines and Performance Food Group were among the latest names on Wednesday to announce job cuts.

  • Today's Tough Choice: Pay Cut or Furloughs? Thursday, 19 Feb 2009 | 9:37 AM ET

    Here's the question: your company has cut discretionary costs and has laid off a group of workers, but still needs to cut more. Your choice is between cutting pay and requiring a furlough. What's an executive to do?

  • People Fear Losing Job the Most: Poll Thursday, 19 Feb 2009 | 6:38 AM ET

    As the economy continues to struggle, the public is growing increasingly concerned about losing jobs, not having enough money to pay the bills and seeing their retirement accounts shrink, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.

  • Bonus Cuts Hurting More Than Top Wall Streeters Thursday, 19 Feb 2009 | 6:33 AM ET

    It is not just Wall Street executives who banked on receiving year-end bonuses to support their lifestyles when the economy was booming, the New York Times reports.

  • Pros Say: UK 'Very Close to Depression' Thursday, 19 Feb 2009 | 4:14 AM ET

    Global stocks were mostly higher Thursday as recent selling pressure eased and safe-haven buying of the dollar and gold subsided, but reminders of the global economic gloom and financial sector woes kept investors cautious.

  • Text: FOMC Minutes Wednesday, 18 Feb 2009 | 2:11 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    Below are the minutes released by the Federal Open Market Committee after its Jan. 27-28 meeting:

  • Who's Right: Kid Rock Or Pauly Shore? Wednesday, 18 Feb 2009 | 10:33 AM ET
    Kid Rock for the National Guard

    I went to see a movie yesterday for the first time in a while, and before the film started I was treated to lengthy recruiting advertisement for the National Guard/Kid Rock video.

  • Pros Say: Markets in 'Bottoming Process' Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 6:15 PM ET

    Tuesday: President Obama signed the $787 billion economic stimulus bill into law, as governments around the world consider their own actions. But global markets plunged on fears of a deepening recession; Chrysler asked the U.S. for $2 billion more in loans and General Motors is widely expected to follow suit. Investors are fleeing to bonds and gold-backed securities. CNBC heard from experts who warned that the March "bear market bull" won't happen — but that we are, indeed, in a "bottoming process."

  • Job Cuts Keep Coming—Is Your Firm On the List? Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 9:50 AM ET

    Another round of layoffs was announced on Tuesday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment.

  • Data Hints at Slowing of Decline Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 9:37 AM ET

    In a recession as bad as this one, here is what passes for optimism: Some economists say the wrenching pace of the downturn may be slowing. The New York Times reports.

  • College Graduation Catch 22 Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 8:37 AM ET

    In a few short weeks, approximately 1.5 million kids will graduate from American colleges and universities, the largest graduating class in history.

  • Does the US Make Anything Anymore? Tuesday, 17 Feb 2009 | 5:23 AM ET
    American Flag

    It may seem like the country that used to make everything is on the brink of making nothing.

  • White House Wants Changes in Executive Pay Rules Monday, 16 Feb 2009 | 4:21 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

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